Beyond the Basics:
Practical Hive Management Tools for Beekeepers
Course Code: AE0403CA13
June 13-14, 2013
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check in time: 8:30am)
*This course is full. Please call to be added to the waitlist: 732-932-9271 or click the Join Waitlist Online button.
Come cultivate your abilities as a beekeeper!
Beekeepers Buzzed About Rutgers Course
Bee enthusiasts learn how to keep hives healthier in a popular, hands-on "Beyond the Basics" beekeeping course.
This two-day hands-on instructional program is designed as the next step for apiarists who have knowledge of the industry and have kept a colony for at least one (1) full year.
Decision Making- what are you going to do and why?
Splits and Nucs
Wax – what to do with it?
Medications – for mites, and brood disease
Attendees should have a general knowledge of the language and terminology of beekeeping, as well as a basic understanding of the biology of Honey bees. Fundamentals of beekeeping will not be covered.
The course will consist of morning lectures in the classroom and afternoons in the bee yard applying the methods learned earlier in the day.
CAUTION: Since you will be working with LIVE bees, please be aware that there is a small risk of bee stings occurring during the program.Always wear light-colored and smooth-textured clothing, as dark-colored, textured and wooly clothing can aggravate the bees.
Register early!Class size is limited to only 25 participants.
NOTE: It is not mandatory but strongly recommended that you take our Bee-ginners Beekeeping class first. Courses are offered multiple times per year, so please visit our beekeeping page to see the latest offerings!
A continental breakfast and tea/coffee will be provided with your registration fee. Boxed lunches available for purchase for $20 - covers both days. Please indicate if you would like a vegetarian lunch.
*This course is full, but we are taking a waitlist. Call us or click the button below to join the waitlist.
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